James Whiteman

Male6 March 1857–18 January 1939

Brief Life History of James

When James Whiteman was born on 6 March 1857, in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Thomas Whiteman, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Jane Weeks, was 34. He married Emily Jane Risbey in 1881, in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 18 January 1939, in Manly, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 81.

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James Whiteman
Emily Jane Risbey
Marriage: 1881
Edith Florence Whiteman

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  • Marriage
    1881Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 10

    End of transportation to Western Australia.


    Age 13

    British troops withdraw from Australia.


    Age 35

    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Whitman .

    Native American (also White Man): translation into English (and shortening) of a personal name based on a word, such as Lakota Sioux wašiču(ŋ), meaning ‘white man’.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German Weissmann .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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